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Amadou & Mariam - Bofou Safou

Brand new album from extraordinary duet Amadou & Mariam called La Confusion.

Greatly produced by French producer Adrien Durand, first album with freshly pressed new tracks in Five years :) A bit more electro than before, but the essence is still there. 7 more words


Between Books aka Wallowing in Author Limbo

Latest novel published – sigh of relief.

Holiday in Mexico – brain reduced to mush in the heat.

Back home – routines restored.

Time to think of starting a new book, ie procrastinate. 223 more words


EU expert team in Mopti and Segou

The Council has adopted a decision authorising a stabilisation action in the central regions of Mali, in the Mopti and Segou governorates. In response to the invitation from the Malian authorities, the European Union will deploy a team of experts to support Malian national plans and policies, in order to counter the growing insecurity and to re-establish and expand the civilian administration in these regions. 343 more words


Memories of Africa and its music

Memories of West Africa came flooding back yesterday as I listened to a local radio program introducing and playing the music of Songhoy Blues, a young and talented Tuareg band from northern Mali. 255 more words


Nigeria set to export cars to Mali

Innoson Motors, the Nigerian motor manufacturing company, is set to start exportation of cars. 223 more words